OUR FRAGILE WORLD: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II

OUR FRAGILE WORLD: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II

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This publication, Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development presents perspectives of several important subjects that are covered in greater detail and depth in the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS). The contributions to the two volumes provide an integrated presentation of knowledge and worldviews related to the state of: Earth's natural resources, social resources, institutional resources, and economic and financial resources. They present the vision and thinking of over 200 authors in support of efforts to solve the complex problems connected with sustainable development, and to secure perennial life support on qThe Blue Planet'. These contributions are holistic, informative, forward looking, and will be of interest to a broad readership. This volume presents contributions with focus on the Economic and Institutional Dimensions of Sustainable Development in two sections: KNOWLEDGE, TECHNOLOGY, AND MANAGEMENT (Knowledge; Technology and Management ; Economics; Finance and trade). a€“ POLICY AND INSITUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (Policy Issues; Institutional implications; Regional Analysis).Today, GE takes back the medical equipment of any manufacturer and turns them into new products and profit. ... such as the use of a€œskin replacement panels, a€ that greatly reduce waste and repair costs, compared to traditional techniques, yet use more labor! ... A new steel sheet is then glued onto the doorframe of the car.


Title:OUR FRAGILE WORLD: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development - Volume II
Author: M. K. Tolba
Publisher:EOLSS Publications - 2001-08-23
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